Smallholder vegetable farmers in Northern Tanzania : Pesticides use practices , perceptions , cost and health effects

  title={Smallholder vegetable farmers in Northern Tanzania : Pesticides use practices , perceptions , cost and health effects},
  author={A. V. F. Ngowia and T. J. Mbisea and A. S. M. Ijania and L. Londonb and O. C. Ajayic},
  • A. V. F. Ngowia, T. J. Mbisea, +2 authors O. C. Ajayic
  • Published 2007
Smallholder farmers in Northern Tanzania grow vegetables that include tomatoes, cabbages and onions and use many types of pesticides to control pests and diseases that attack these crops. Based on the use of questionnaires and interviews that were conducted in Arumeru, Monduli, Karatu and Moshi rural districts, this study investigates farmers’ practices, perceptions and related cost and health effects on vegetable pest management using pesticides. The types of pesticides used by the farmers in… CONTINUE READING
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